25 February 2019
Seven Rounds Played at Aeroflot Open
Trio leads "A" tournament.
Photo: Mohammad Kheirkhah
The seventh round of the 17th International Chess Festival "Aeroflot Open 2019" was played in Cosmos Hotel on February 25.
Haik Martirosyan (Armenia) defeated Krishnan Sasikiran (India) to join the leader with 5.5 points. Kaido Kulaots (Estonia) won his game against Wei Yi (China) and also caught up with the two leaders.
Maksim Chigaev, Alexey Sarana (both from Russia), Amin Tabalabaei (Iran), and Tigran L. Petrosian (Armenia) are trailing by half a point.
Stanislav Bogdanovich (Ukraine) is leading the "B" group with 6.5 points.
The leaders of the "C" tournament are Balgan Bayarmandakh (Mongolia) and Timofey Iljin (Ukraine), who have scored 6 points each.
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